OUR SENIOR MANAGEMENT

Premier Bank has put together a talented team of professionals whose combined banking experience and service orientation, enables us to
offer a range of services that meet international standards. The team’s mandate is to ensure that the day to day operations of the Bank are
carried out seamlessly and that the Bank’s customers are well taken care of and delighted with the service they receive from Premier Bank.

OSMAN DUALE AHMED – MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mr. Osman Dualle is a seasoned banker with 24 years of solid banking
and managerial experience in the areas of strategic business
development, banking operations, credit, retail and corporate banking.
His banking career began in December 1994 when he joined Kenya
Commercial bank (KCB) as a Management trainee and thereafter rose
through the ranks.
By February 2003 he was transferred to Tanzania as an expatriate in the
Executive Management team of KCB(Tanzania) and headed various
departments such as retail banking, institutional banking & liabilities
among others.
During the 7-year period of his stay at KCB(Tanzania), Mr. Dualle
executed and undertook executive accountability & responsibility for
business development both at country and regional level.
Mr. Dualle left KCB(Tanzania) in October 2009 and went on to join East
Africa bank in Djibouti and held the position of Head- Business &
Operations and implemented requisite banking strategies.
He left E.A bank in March 2013 and joined Gulf African bank (Kenya) as
Head- Commercial banking in which he provided leadership & support
for strategic business growth of the bank.
In February 2014 Mr. Dualle joined International Commercial bank
(ICB)- South Sudan in the capacity of Deputy Managing Director and
spearheaded enhanced continuous seamless, efficient, cost effective and
risk-free support services over the 4 year period of his stay at ICB.
Mr. Dualle is currently the Managing Director of Premier bank- Somalia,
based in Mogadishu.
Mr. Dualle has a wealth of knowledge and experience acquired over the
many years of his banking career. He is a graduate of Bachelor of
Commerce- University of Nairobi and also holds CIB- Accountancy &
Management. He attended various leadership and banking courses both
locally & abroad.

ABDIRAHMAN MOHAMED ANAS – Head of Finance

Mr Abdirahman Mohamed Anas has over 15 years’ experience in finance
and is also a Finance and Accounting lecturer at SIMAD University in
Mogadishu.
Prior to joining Premier Bank, he was the Deputy Director Finance and
Administration at SIMAD University. He holds a Master of Science
Degree in Accounting from the International Islamic University
Malaysia (IIUM), and a BBA (Business Administration) from SIMAD
University.
Abdirahman has written and continues to contribute to various articles
relating to Finance and Economics that have been published in the
Somali Business Review.

Safia Abdi Abdulla – HEAD OF OPERATIONS

With over ten years’ experience in Banking, Safia is a resourceful, hardworking and dedicated Operational Management professional, with
outstanding administrative, and organisational skills along with the
proven ability to develop and implement effective new systems and
procedures within the banking sector.
Safia has a degree in Business and Management from East African
University in Nairobi, Kenya and maintains knowledge of banking
practice along with legal requirements in line with company policy and
work ethics. Possesses excellent IT skills while quick to grasp new ideas
and concepts and always keen to develop new skills and expertise. Able
to work well independently, building, developing and supporting a
productive and effective team.
She demonstrates the motivation and multi-tasking abilities required to
meet demanding deadlines while maintaining the highest of standards.
Articulate and proactive, combines a professional and confident
approach with excellent interpersonal skills and can communicate
concisely at all levels.

MOHAMED GHEDI JUM’ALE – HEAD OF INVESTMENT & FINANCING

Mohamed Ghedi Jum’ale has over 20 years’ experience as a
management practitioner. Mohamed has worked with various
organizations in Somalia and the region. He is also an accomplished
academic and Lecturer /Supervisor for postgraduate students at various
universities in Somalia namely, Mogadishu University, Horizon
International University, Open University of Malaysia. In addition to
being a Lecturer, Mohamed has also been involved in various social
research projects for various international organizations including
UNDP and MSF-Spain.
Mohamed holds a 1st Class Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Degree in Human Resource Management from the Open University of
Malaysia, a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Indian
Ocean University and he is currently pursuing a PhD in Strategic
Management in Kenya Methodist University (KeMU). Mohamed has
also authored and published the “Human Resource Development
Handbook” for university Students in Mogadishu and elsewhere.
Mohamed has worked as Head of HR and Administration for Premier
Bank Limited from October 2014 to April 2018 and as Head of
Investment and Financing from April 2018 to date.

Abdinasir Hassan Ali – Head of IT

With over 7 experience in the IT field, Abdinasir initially served as the
Deputy Head of IT in charge of projects and IT service delivery. His
areas of specialization include network security in which he has
published two international papers. Abdinasir has also authored a book
titled “Wireless Security Handbook 2011”.
In his current role, he oversees driving the IT strategy of the bank,
developing IT policies and procedures and ensuring timely delivery of
key projects. Before joining Premier Bank, Abdinasir previously served
as the CTO for Telcom Somalia. Abdinasir holds a B.Sc. in Electronics
and Telecommunications Engineering from the University of
Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan and M.Sc. Information
Security (Specialized in wireless security) from Universiti Teknologi
Malaysia.

MAHAD AHMED MOHAMED – HEAD OF INTERNAL AUDIT

Prior to joining Premier Bank, he was Finance Manager at Southern Gas
Somalia. Mr. Mahad’s background includes over 5 years experiences of
Management, Finance, Auditing and anti-money laundering specialist.
He has a progressive experience in Banking, He joined Premier Bank in
2015 as Finance Officer and then promoted Finance Manager and rose
ranks to become Head of Internal Audit in January 2018.
Mahad has a Master of Banking and Finance and bachelor’s degree of
Science in Accounting at SIMAD UNIVERSITY. Currently, He is a
Certified Islamic Banker at General Council for Islamic Banks and
Financial Institutions (CIBAFI) in Bahrain and a candidate of Certified
Internal Auditor at Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) in USA. Mahad is
member of Institute of Internal Auditors in USA.

ABDISHAKUR MOHAMED AFRAH – HEAD OF RISK AND COMPLIANCE

Abdishakur Afrah is seasoned Technology Professional passionate
about building better data and technology to stop money laundering
and terrorist financing with the aim to add value to the institution by
balancing risk, ML/TF and technology. With over 15 years graduate
experience in managing information systems critical to financial
institutions operating across different jurisdictions in Middle East and
Africa, he is a Certified Enterprise Risk Management Professional with
experience and skills to conduct quantitative Risk Analysis, implement
enterprise risk management program and evaluate it for improvement.
Abdishakur is currently Premier Bank Limited Head of Risk and
Compliance critically review the strategy and ensure that all significant
risks thereof are clearly identified, and adequate measures put in place
to effectively manage them and lead the AML/CTF programs of the
bank. In liaison with the Board Risk and Compliance committee,
Abdishakur works to ensure the bank’s risk appetite is clearly defined
and respective key risk indicators identified and documented in a
comprehensive Risk Management Framework.

 

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